EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Former University of Southern Indiana men's basketball players Chris Thompson and Danny Gibson have started on the right foot as professionals and members of the NVV Lions Monchengladbach in Germany.
Thompson, a 2006 NCAA Division II All-American, made his debut on September 27 and recorded 31 points and 18 rebounds. He is currently averaging 27 points and 12.7 rebounds in his first three games.
Gibson, who was a honorable mention All-GLVC last year, made his debut on October 8 and scored 14 points. He also tied for the team lead with three assists.
In addition to Thompson and Gibson, former Screaming Eagle Reque Newsome is playing in South America for Uruquay's Club Atletico Olimpia. Olimpia is fifth in the Liga Uruguaya.
(Source Southern Indiana Sports Information)